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To find savings, look at the big picture

To find savings, look at the big picture

Hospital Material Dollar Sign Management 27(2): 19, 1

Taking a scientific approach to supply cost management is a lot of work, but the effort can net big savings, as a California hospital found last year. Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian saved $2 million on supplies and services in 2001 and expects to continue saving that amount annually for the next couple of years.

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